Gradual of Saint Agatha

Psalm 45:6, 5

God will help her with His countenance; God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved. The stream of the river makes the city of God joyful; the most High hath sanctified His own tabernacle.


Verse 5. Stream. Jerusalem was surrounded by placid streams, which are here opposed to the great waters, as in Isai. viii. 6. The Church, after persecution, is restored to peace, and adorned with all graces. C. — Tabernacle. This is the source of our joy. Apoc. xxi. M. and xxii. 1. Ezec. xlvii. 1. — The advantages of the virtuous, both here and in heaven, are great. Bert.

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